A Global History of Sexuality: The Modern Era / Edition 1

A Global History of Sexuality: The Modern Era / Edition 1

by Robert M. Buffington
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405120487

ISBN-13: 9781405120487

Pub. Date: 03/03/2014

Publisher: Wiley

A Global History of Sexuality provides a provocative, wide-ranging introduction to the history of sexuality from the late eighteenth century to the present day.

  • Explores what sexuality has meant in the everyday lives of individuals over the last 200 years
  • Organized around four major themes: the formation of sexual identity, the

Overview

A Global History of Sexuality provides a provocative, wide-ranging introduction to the history of sexuality from the late eighteenth century to the present day.

  • Explores what sexuality has meant in the everyday lives of individuals over the last 200 years
  • Organized around four major themes: the formation of sexual identity, the regulation of sexuality by societal norms, the regulation of sexuality by institutions, and the intersection of sexuality with globalization
  • Examines the topic from a comparative, global perspective, with well-chosen case studies to illuminate the broader themes
  • Includes interdisciplinary contributions from prominent historians, sociologists, anthropologists, and sexuality studies scholars
  • Introduces important theoretical concepts in a clear, accessible way

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405120487
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/03/2014
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors vii

Acknowledgments ix

Maps x

1 Introduction 1
Robert M. Buffington

2 Sexuality and the Nation-State 17
Sabine Frühstück

3 Sexuality and Modern Imperialism 57
Mytheli Sreenivas

4 Sex and Disease from Syphilis to AIDS 89
Laura J. McGough and Katherine E. Bliss

5 Sexuality and International Migration 119
Eithne Luibhéid

6 Sex Trafficking 151
Robert M. Buffington and Donna J. Guy

7 Sexuality and Mass Media 195
Hai Ren

8 Sexuality and the Contemporary World: Globalization and Sexual Rights 221
Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia, and Robert M. Buffington

Index 261

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